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Absolutely incredible acoustic guitar players.

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Graham Monette, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. MonetBass

    MonetBass ♪ Just listen ♫ Supporting Member

    Sep 15, 2006
    Tulsa, OK
    Reminds me of the guy who started that style of playing: Michael Hedges (from Enid, Okla. no less).

    Very talented guys, all of them.
  2. Wicked! i've been looking for more of this type of stuff! thanks!
  3. nbw


    Nov 10, 2003
    Arlington Texas

    Is their a nickname for this style?
    infact does anyone recommend any video's or books regarding it?
  4. tbrannon


    Jun 11, 2006
  5. afinalfantasy

    afinalfantasy Banned

    Jan 11, 2006
    Kaki King
    Elliott Smith
    Nick Drake

    My top three favourites of all time.
  6. peterbright


    Jan 23, 2007
    On The Bayou
    Dude has some serious fingernails
  7. bassaficionado6

    bassaficionado6 Something about gumption

    Jan 7, 2008
    Napa, CA
    +1. Kinda freakin me out. He looks like a necromancer or something.
  8. afinalfantasy

    afinalfantasy Banned

    Jan 11, 2006
    If you're talking about John Butler, he uses acrylic nails and as do a lot of acoustic players who play with that picking style.
  9. santucci218


    Jan 26, 2007
    Justin king is on that page, he is where its at man.
  10. santucci218


    Jan 26, 2007
  11. Ok, I have always wondered this, are Justin King and Kaki King related?

  12. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
  13. Nope. Kaki cleared that up in an old FAQ on her website. Speaking of her, I love Kaki's first two albums. The third one, not so much... she's a really good fingerstyle guitarist, though. A lot of people got hung up on her "Playing With Pink Noise" song/video because it had the percussive techniques in it, but it's really a very poor song compared to her other material.

    Also check out these guys (I don't know if any of the vids had them, I didn't look at them:)):

    Don Ross
    Tommy Emmanuel
    Andy McKee (who was mentioned above, but worth mentioning again)

    Michael Hedges is an absolute must if you like that kind of guitar playing... he was a brilliant musician. :(
  14. jady


    Jul 21, 2006
    Modesto, CA
    RAUL MIDON!!!!!!

    The last guy with the link, not the imbedded player, HOLY CRAP!!!!!!!!
  15. Guiseppe


    Oct 26, 2003
    Vancouver, WA
    You tube anything by Tommy Emmanuel. He's just AMAZING. AMAZING.
  16. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    I had not heard of Leo Kottke until I checked out Clone with him and Michael Gordon. Holy crap. It's crazy good.

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